Boost Startup Funding and Valuation: The Ultimate Pitch Deck
What you'll learn
- fundraising strategy
- pitch deck techniques
- venture capital structure
- startup fundamentals
- entrepreneurship skills
- silicon valley fundraising secrets
- startup valuation
- lean startup
Learn how to accelerate your startup fundraising and increase your valuation in this post-pandemic age and where funding environment is challenging and investors are spoilt for choice. If you are looking to raise your Series A funding in record time and launch your product with an optimized business model that improves your valuation then this course will provide you will actionable strategies, tools and tactics to accomplish your startup goals .
In this fast-paced and practical course, you will learn from Angel Investor and Serial Entrepreneur Coach Kelvin, who will share with you the Silicon Valley fundraising method. He will teach you how to create a compelling pitch that will impress any investor, how to understand the psychology of investors and what they are looking for, and how to use effective strategies and tactics to accelerate your fundraising round. He will also share with you the roadmap to achieve startup valuation and help you understand how to price your rounds and your product for maximum impact in your subsequent fundraising rounds.
This course is designed for aspiring or active entrepreneurs who want to secure funding for their startup. Whether you are just starting out or have an existing product or service, this course will help you refine your idea and present it in the best possible way. You will learn how to:
Craft a powerful statement that shows your big idea and how it solves a big problem in the market
Showcase your product or service offering and how it differs from your competitors
Analyze the market landscape and position your startup accordingly
Explain your business model and how you will generate revenue and profit
Determine when and how much capital you need to raise and what kind of investors to target
Understand the key components of a term sheet and how to negotiate them
Perform company valuations and avoid common pitfalls
Pitch to investors with confidence and charisma
Avoid mistakes that can ruin your pitch and limit your chances of getting funded
Develop a fundraising funnel to track and convert potential investors
Develop an understanding of how to develop winning investor pitches, who and when to pitch, how to avoid common mistakes that limit the effectiveness of the pitch, and how to ‘get to the close’. Key questions answered within the course include:
How to build the most compelling statement?
How to show your big idea will solve a big problem out in the market?
What is the best way to present your product or service offering?
How to position your idea given the market landscape?
How to differentiate yourself from your competitors?
How to present your business model?
When to raise outside capital?
What kind of investors invest by stage and where to find them?
What are your fundraising options?
What are the key components of the term sheet?
How to perform company valuations?
How to pitch to investors?
What techniques help the entrepreneur ‘get to the close’?
How to negotiate with investors?
How to develop fundraising funnel to triage, track and convert investors?
You will also be able to examine the many financing options available to get your new venture funded. Learn the basics of finance, valuations, dilution and non-dilutive funding sources. Understand capital structure for new ventures, term sheets and how to negotiate them, and the differences between early-stage versus later-stage financing. Develop an understanding of how to develop winning investor pitches, who and when to pitch, how to avoid common mistakes that limit the effectiveness of the pitch, and how to ‘get to the close’.
By the end of this course, you will have a clear understanding of how to secure funding for your startup. You will also have access to a variety of resources, templates, examples, and tips that will help you create a pitch deck that investors will love.
Who this course is for:
- First Time Startup Founders
- Anyone looking to start a startup
As a serial entrepreneur and founder my lifelong passion is building, scaling, funding and supporting innovative technology startups. To pay it forward this has led me to angel investing and executive coaching for the next generation of startup founders in emerging markets, I produce a monthly podcast called The Renegade Show available on Spotify, Apple and On-Demand Fundraising Course on Udemy. On my monthly podcast I interview modern day renegades- entrepreneurs and innovators that are making a difference in their communities to share their inspiring stories to a worldwide audience.
As a management consultant I advice Fortune 500 leaders embarking on their digital, cloud, analytics, artificial intelligence and data transformation programs. The outcomes of these programs is to unlock business value at scale and deliver outsized results for c-suite executives leading sales, marketing, technology, finance and supply chain operations with public and private sector industries around the world.
My expertise is in the design and implementation of leadership strategies, operating model and organizational excellence solutions for startup , mid-size and enterprise clients. I help clients unlock new business models required to leapfrog their industry peers and stay ahead of the competition.